Tennis: Who Are John Isner Parents? Meet His Father Bob & Mother Karen Isner

Tennis: Who Are John Isner Parents? Meet His Father Bob & Mother Karen Isner

Though John Isner chose the University of Georgia as his first college choice because he wanted to get away from his parents, in February of 2004, he wanted to be home.  

In the year 2004, John was having an amazing spring tennis season in his second semester of freshman year. However, a phone call from his mother turned his world upside down.

His mother was diagnosed with colon cancer and it had already progressed to the fourth stage.

Eldest of three brothers, John Isner began playing tennis when he was 11 years old. Before he moved to Georgia for college, he attended Greensboro’s Walter Hines Page Senior High School.

In college, he took speech communication as his major. At one point he moved to  Tampa, Florida, to train at the Saddlebrook Academy with other American tennis pros like James Blake and Mardy Fish. 

Tennis: John Isner Parents – Meet His Father Bob And Mother Karen Isner 

John Isner was born to very supportive and loving parents who are recognized by their names Bob and Karen Isner. In the year 2016, his father ran for Congress of Greensboro. 

His father is an engineer and a democrat. His problem-solving nature is what made him want to run for Congress in hopes of uniting the two parties. 

After his mother was diagnosed with stage four colon cancer in the year 2004, he stayed with his family for a week. Even though he had initially chosen Georgia to get away from his parents, the four hours journey to his parent’s home felt so long that day in February.

His mother has survived cancer two times. The professional tennis player announced at the NC Cancer Hospital the naming of the multidisciplinary clinic reception area in her honor.

In 2019, Isner established the Isner Family Foundation, which supports cancer research. 

What Is John Isner Nationality? What Is His Origin? 

John Robert Isner, otherwise known as John Isner, was born in the state of North Carolina in the year 1985. He is of American nationality.

To this day, he celebrates his birthday on the 26th of April 26. Though born in Greensboro, North Carolina, he has built a life in Dallas, Texas. 

On December 2, 2017, Isner married the love of his life, Madison McKinley. Madison worked as a jewelry designer, in Bluffton, South Carolina. As of October 2021, they have three kids. 

In addition, John has two siblings named Nathan and Jordan. His parents eventually bought a second refrigerator and installed it in the laundry room because he along with his two brothers ate so much food.

John Isner Net Worth- How Rich Is The American Tennis Player?

John Isner had a total worth of $25 million as of August 2021. John’s total career prize money has come up to be more than $19 million.  His other source of income includes his earnings from advertisements.

The American professional tennis player was ranked as high as No. 8 in men’s singles by the Association of Tennis Professionals in the year 2018.

Isner started thinking seriously about his professional career in the summer of 2007. At that time, he had a world ranking of 839.  

He defeated the top three contestants in order to win his first tournament of the summer, the USA F14 Futures.

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Last Modified: January 18, 2022

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